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· July, 2011

Stories about Indonesia from July, 2011

Indonesia: Demand to open torture trial

The Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence and the Asian Human Rights Commission urge the Indonesian government to make transparent the torture trial involving members of the Indonesian...

Indonesia: Minister Revives Plan to Control Social Media

Indonesia's IT and Communications Minister has said that social media sites like Twitter and Facebook must be strictly controlled since they can be used to destabilize the government. His statement...

Indonesia: Rage Over Death of Maid in Saudi

Indonesians reacted strongly when it was reported that Ruyati, 54, a migrant worker from West Java, was beheaded in Saudi Arabia last month. The woman was found guilty of killing...

Indonesia: Tourism slogans

Rima Fauzi suggests some slogans for Indonesia's tourism promotion campaign which also underlies some of the problems besetting the country.

Indonesia: Rail-based mass transit project

Herlina blogs about the rail-based Mass Rapid Transit in Indonesia which is cited as a solution to the traffic woes in Jakarta.

Indonesia: Electronic ID for citizens

Indonesians will be issued electronic identification cards this year. Blogger Multibrand hopes this would simplify transactions in the country

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